Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a root verb ("pause")

KJV Translation Count — 15x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cease (12), leave (2), refrain (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to make to cease or desist
2. to restrain a thing or person from something
3. to cease, to leave off
4. have got release from sin
a. no longer stirred by its incitements and seductions

Strong's Definitions

pow'-o; a primary verb ("pause"); to stop (transitive or intransitive), i.e. restrain, quit, desist, come to an end: — cease, leave, refrain.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.


And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they G3973d, and there was a calm.


And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he G3973d, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.


And daily in the temple, and in every house, they G3973d not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.


And set up false witnesses, which said, This man G3973th not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:


And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not G3973 to pervert the right ways of the Lord?


And after the uproar was G3973d, Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia.


Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I G3973d not to warn every one night and day with tears.


Who immediately took soldiers and centurions, and ran down unto them: and when they saw the chief captain and the soldiers, they left beating of Paul.


Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall G3973; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.